Court graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a Dual License (3/M+3/AE) in 2000 and completed his MBA at the University of Oxford in 2010. Court started his career with the US Coast Guard, serving in Savannah, GA, followed by Anchorage Alaska where he supervised Casualty Investigations in the Bering Sea Fishery and commercial ship traffic in Western Alaska.
He joined MJLF's Spot Desk in 2012 and assisted the research department, moved to Argus Media, and worked as the Head of Research at Poten and Partners. He returned to MJLF in 2014 to lead the company's research efforts.